A program to reuse and recycle pre-loved uniforms. Donations are collected, organized and distributed all year! PTO offers a designated day before the school year begins for anyone to look thru and pick these gently worn uniforms. After that, uniforms are available upon request for the remainder of the year.
CHAIR: Caprill Hembree, Kris DeLuca
This program organizes the planting, maintaining and harvesting of Southside’s garden. Thanks to our dedicated team of volunteers our entire school is enriched educationally thru this platform. The Garden is used as a tool for teachers and volunteer parents to create experiential learning in and out of the classroom from the plants and vegetables these classrooms grow.
CHAIRS: Lindsey Conrad
This annual event is tremendous fun for the entire Southside community! A free event to build comradary among families and students. Enjoy rides, games, food, and music all on our playfield. Great for the entire family and kids of all ages.
CHAIR: Gina Benderson
A Southside tradition! Our team of holiday funner uppers transform our multi-use Room into a week long holiday shopping store! EVERY student will get to choose gift items for those special loved ones on their list without having to pay- thanks to our suggested donation model. They will even have their new treasures wrapped by one of our many volunteers.
CHAIRS: Sepi Ackerman, Meredith Ansenberger, Elena Reuter
In the spirit of giving! The Southside PTO partners with our school administrators to identify and help Southside families that may need an extra hand over the holiday season. All donors and recipients remain completely anonymous.
A fun filled family friendly evening bringing our Southside school community together under the stars on the school lawn.
CHAIRS: Hyatt Helmuth, Kelly Mangino
FARM TO FORK
An evening of culinary greatness brought to you by our very own green team. Students plant, grow, and harvest delicious veggies that will be prepared into a savory dinner and served by students.
CHAIR: Lindsey Conrad
This event showcases our students’ many talents… and we have a lot of it at Southside! All students are welcome to try out and then display their unique talents at the show!
wrapped and ready to gift.
Jodi Sobol, Dani Sobolewski
An evening of hands-on science, math and engineering activities that allows students and parents to explore together in a fun way.
CHAIRS: Lori Alba, Anu Sandeep, Mila Cotera
MOTHER SON NIGHT
New to Southside this year!
A fun evening to celebrate our panther boy. Sons can be escorted by mom, grandma, aunt, or any important adult female role model in their life.
CHAIR: Barb Kobren
FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE
New to Southside this year!
This a a fun evening to remember with your father or father figure.
CHAIRS: Ingrid Eichman, Caroline Mahecha, Montana Taplinger
Students celebrate their school pride by participating in old fashioned lawn games.
CHAIR: Kassie Spielman
5TH GRADE GRADUATION
Our volunteers make sure our Graduating fifth graders have a send off to remember! We want them to know how much they will be missed.
Keli Crowley, Melissa Long, Meredith Piazza, Heather Wrigley
Fathers Being Involved
Our dedicated Male Volunteers lend a helping hand. Whether grilling out during an event, helping out in the garden, building something around campus or doing some old fashion heavy lifting when needed, we value all our male role models.
CHAIR: Ray Polito